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Philip Hiatt Haigh

Philip Hiatt Haigh

Executive Director

Philip Hiatt Haigh is the Executive Director of The Loop Dallas, a visionary initiative recognized as the 2023 D CEO Organization of the Year (midsize). The Loop Dallas is dedicated to uniting neighborhoods in the heart of Dallas and transforming the city into a hub of walkable green spaces.

Under Philip’s management, The Loop Dallas has achieved significant milestones including the successful completion of its inaugural project, opening the North Phase of the Trinity Forest Spine Trail. The Loop Dallas is currently on track to deliver all projects needed to complete the 50-mile circuit: the long-awaited Trinity Forest Spine Trail, the Hi Line Connector, the Discovery Gateway, and the Skyline Trail Link. The organization’s dedication to its mission has also been underscored by securing an additional $42 million in funding from multiple public sources, bringing the total for all projects to a remarkable $90 million, raised from private and public donations.

Philip is known for his commitment to pro-people, pro-growth perspectives and has worked closely with elected officials at all levels of government. His dedication extends to serving as the Vice-Chair of the TxDOT Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee in Austin, and as a Board Member of the Dallas County Trail and Preserve Program.

Philip is recognized as one of D CEO’s most influential leaders in North Texas (Dallas 500) and holds a Master of Liberal Studies from SMU in International Studies & Human Rights and Social Justice and a BFA in Sculpture with a minor in Mass Communication from Texas Tech University.

He lives in Oak Cliff with his wife and their bicycles.

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